The Home page of the website now has a short video of how the Beacon Database System works. It runs for around eight minutes and goes through the main features. Click on the Home page tab to watch the video.
The Beacon team invite you to Beacon for Networks, an opportunity for those involved with u3a networks to learn about what Beacon can do for them and their u3as, and an opportunity to tell us what you’d like to see. You can find a full agenda and you can reserve your place at https://beacon-for-networks-feb21.eventbrite.co.uk/.
Third Age Trust Trading has announced that the fees payable by u3as for using Beacon has been frozen at £1 per member for the 2021/22 financial year.
Photo by Stephen Phillips – Hostreviews.co.uk on Unsplash Roy Biggs, the Team Lead for on-going help, gives us the following tips on how to maximise the chances of your Beacon email being delivered successfully, and how to approach problem-solving if problems do arise. An Insight to email Issues When a problem occurs with Beacon email, […]
Thinking of moving to Beacon? There’s no need to wait for Beacon 2. Joining now will aid your journey to Beacon 2.
This website asked U3As how Beacon was helping them during the lockdown. Read what Downe and Dunmow U3As told us.
West Lothian U3A became the 400th to benefit from Beacon. Meet their membership secretary, Helen Duffin, to hear how it went.
The number of U3As using Beacon has grown from 300 to 400 over the lifetime of this website.
Beacon site administrator Andy from Canterbury and District U3A explains what led his U3A to implement Beacon and how they have benefited. Canterbury & District have been Beacon users since December 2017. In common with many long-established U3As, in the early days we did admin with spreadsheets. Later, we progressed to a Microsoft Access […]
Membership Secretary of Chalfonts U3A, Val, tells Beacon News how the system has helped her in her role. Three words to describe Beacon: Efficient, Reliable and Fast. As the Membership Secretary of a new, and rapidly growing, U3A I was so pleased to find Beacon. Our data was moved into it very quickly by the […]